Police blotter: Tire slasher threatens to slash man’s throat


This week, police arrested a man after he slashed five tires and said he wanted to do the same to a man he thinks slept with his wife.

Blotter’s below…

Oct. 8
A 19-year-old Bainbridge man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, violating a protection order and an outstanding probation violation warrant on the 200 block of High School Road just before 3 a.m. Police were called to the scene after someone complained about noise. The suspect was also wanted for questioning in connection to a June burglary on Bainbridge. Police found a glass pipe with marijuana residue in the suspect’s clothes. He was taken to the county jail in Port Orchard.

Oct. 6
Assault: The Winslow Virginia Mason medical clinic called police at 1 p.m. after a Bainbridge woman sought care for facial injuries suffered during a beating. Police noted that the victim had a swelled cheek and lip. The woman declined to name the person who beat her. A person contacted at the victim’s home was also uncooperative in naming the assailant.

Oct. 4
Slashed: An intoxicated 27-year-old Bainbridge man was arrested for malicious mischief and harassment after he admitted he had slashed five tires on two vehicle tires on Lovell Avenue. Police contacted the suspect at 8:10 p.m. as he was leaving the area in a vehicle. The suspect explained that he thought that a person living in a home near the vehicles was sleeping with his wife. He also said he intended to “slit” the person’s throat. He was taken to the county jail in Port Orchard and booked on $75,000 bail.

Theft: A Bainbridge woman reported that her inflatable boat’s fuel tank was stolen while it was moored at the city dock at Waterfront Park.

Oct. 3
Slashed: A Rockaway Beach Road resident reported that his vehicle tires were slashed sometime during the night.

Sept. 27
Drunken driving: A 22-year-old Bainbridge man was arrested drunken driving after he crashed his car into a wood fence off Madison Avenue near Yaquina Avenue just after 3:15 a.m. A tow truck operator who was called to remove the suspect’s car notified police of the crash. The suspect admitted he’d had a half-pitcher of beer and two vodka drinks before driving. He was also cited him for possession of drug paraphernalia after police found a pot pipe on the car’s floor. He was taken to the county jail in Port Orchard.

Sept. 26
Assault: A married couple exchanged blows at their Camelia Loop home just before 6 p.m. After speaking with the couple and their children, police determined that the “physical altercation was mutual.” No arrests were made. The couple agreed to separate for the evening.

Sept. 25
Burglary: Various pieces of equipment were stolen from a building owned by South Bainbridge Water System on Baker Hill Road. Entry was gained by breaking open the building’s door. Damage was estimated at $800 and property losses were estimated at $725.

Sept. 21
Burglary: A shed on Valley Heights Circle was rummaged through and a lawn was damaged by tire marks. Several items from the shed were strewn around the lawn. No items were listed as stolen.